Wisdom Crieth Without: Features of an Inspirational Speech
We speak to connect with ideas and with the Divine. Of all the speeches I have heard in-person and not in a movie, or play, recording, or manuscript, a few have reached the pinnacle of being inspirational.
Plutocratic Socialism and the Corruption of Democracy
Mark Mitchell's book is the latest title published under the FPR Books imprint. If this excerpt whets your appetite, do order a copy of...
A Spacious Life
In an excerpt from her book The Spacious Life, Ashley Hales redefines limits as an expression of love and a doorway into rest.
A Wayfinding Approach to Freedom from Sebastian Junger
Elizabeth Stice reviews Sebastian Junger's new book, Freedom. The new book is a product of a roughly 400-mile hike Junger took with other men processing their war experiences. Junger's approach to freedom is based in reality and, as a result, speaks to real life.
Poor Little Lamb
Colin Phelps is not the first to discover a graced thing in college: it’s the unchosen self-knowledge that is most liberating.
Re-membering the Body: A Review of What It Means to Be...
This book at least provides a compelling diagnostic starting point, calling us back to our own networks of dependence and encouraging us to pursue friendship, particularly in the most challenging and vulnerable contexts.
The Meaning of Houellebecq
Houellebecq describe those aspects of our world that swarm us now, beleaguer us, pen us in. They are the products of a world suffused with technology, and of the attendant detachability of human relations. They condition the warp and woof of our social fabric.
Liberated for What
This piece is adapted slightly from a speech given at Spring Arbor University in Michigan at September's FPR Conference. The sexual revolution as we...
Why Patrick Deneen Failed
It's already an amazon dot hell best-seller in political theory.
Shared Governance and Mandatory Training: The New Incoherence
So long as gravity obtains, sawing off the branch you’re sitting on is never a good idea.